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UK records another 21,088 coronavirus cases, 587 deaths

UK records another 21,088 coronavirus cases, 587 deaths

London (United Kingdom), February 01: Another 21,088 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of...

EU prepares for rapid development of vaccines against COVID-19 variants

EU prepares for rapid development of vaccines against...

Brussels (Belgium), February 01: The European Union's (EU) top health officials held discussions on Sunday with drug giants about rapid...

HKSAR gov't gravely concerned about EU's export control on COVID-19 vaccines

HKSAR gov't gravely concerned about EU's export control...

Hong Kong, January 31: A spokesman for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said on Saturday that the...

Iran says Western weapons main cause for instability in Gulf

Iran says Western weapons main cause for instability...

Tehran (Iran), January 31: Iran warned on Saturday that Western weapons are "the main cause for instability" in the Gulf.

New virus cases dip below 400, extension of virus curbs under review

New virus cases dip below 400, extension of...

Seoul (South Korea), January 31: South Korea's new coronavirus cases fell back to below 400 Sunday, but health authorities may...

Macron says UK must choose between allies, critiques Brexit

Macron says UK must choose between allies, critiques...

Moscow (Russia), January 31: French President Emmanuel Macron is calling on the United Kingdom to make a solid choice between...

Egypt to reopen Rafah crossing with Gaza for 4 days: Hamas-run ministry

Egypt to reopen Rafah crossing with Gaza for...

Cairo (Egypt), January 31: For the first time in two months, the Egyptian authorities will temporarily reopen the Rafah border...

Paris police reportedly face internal probe after officer filmed beating protester

Paris police reportedly face internal probe after officer...

Paris (France), January 31: The Paris prefect has ordered an internal probe into the beating of a protester by an...

COVID-19 cases continue to decline in every borough across London

COVID-19 cases continue to decline in every borough...

London (UK), January 31: London is continuing to see a steady decline in COVID-19 infection rates, as more than half...

Turkish gendarmerie forces launch operation against bootleg alcohol producers

Turkish gendarmerie forces launch operation against bootleg alcohol...

Istanbul (Turkey), January 30: Turkish security forces launched an operation against bootleg alcohol producers in Istanbul, the Gendarmerie General Command...

No. of airport passengers in S. Korea falls for 1st time in 12 years amid pandemic

No. of airport passengers in S. Korea falls...

Seoul (South Korea), January 31: The number of passengers using South Korean airports fell sharply last year due to the...

Saudi says Houthi-fired projectile lands near hospital in border city\

Saudi says Houthi-fired projectile lands near hospital in...

Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), January 31: Saudi Civil Defense announced on Saturday that a projectile landed near a hospital in the...

Macron reaffirms France's support for Lebanon in various fields

Macron reaffirms France's support for Lebanon in various...

Beirut (France), January 31: French President Emmanuel Macron vowed on Saturday to maintain his country's support for Lebanon in various...

Putin, Aliyev discuss ceasefire control in Nagorno-Karabakh

Putin, Aliyev discuss ceasefire control in Nagorno-Karabakh

Moscow (Russia), January 31: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev on Saturday discussed over phone the...

Gov. Lee sends letter to U.S. Congress, U.N. to call for support for anti-leafleting law

Gov. Lee sends letter to U.S. Congress, U.N....

Seoul (South Korea), January 31: Gyeonggi Province Gov. Lee Jae-myung has sent a letter to the United Nations and the...

Education minister promises to deal with college admission fraud according to 'law and principle'

Education minister promises to deal with college admission...

Seoul (South Korea), January 31: Education Minister Yoo Eun-hae has said the ministry will handle the alleged college admission fraud...

New round of Syrian constitutional talks concludes, UN envy expresses disappointment

New round of Syrian constitutional talks concludes, UN...

GENEVA, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- As the week-long fifth meeting of the Small Body of the Syrian Constitutional Committee concluded...

Seoul's new daily cases hit two-week high

Seoul's new daily cases hit two-week high

Seoul (South Korea), January 30: Seoul on Saturday reported more than 150 new daily coronavirus cases, marking the highest figure...

Security Council extends mandate of peacekeeping force in Cyprus until July 31

Security Council extends mandate of peacekeeping force in...

United Nations, January 30: United Nations Security Council on Friday decided to extend the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping...

US B-52 bombers return to Indo-Pacific after 3 years for 'Deterrence' missions

US B-52 bombers return to Indo-Pacific after 3...

Washington (US), January 30: Four US B-52 Stratofortress bombers have returned to a base in Guam after a three-year absence,...

200,000 people flee CAR in last two months: UN

200,000 people flee CAR in last two months:...

United Nations, January 30: More than 200,000 people have fled violence and insecurity in the Central African Republic (CAR) in...

Vietnam records 34 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

Vietnam records 34 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

Hanoi (Vietnam), January 30: Vietnam reported 34 new cases of COVID-19 infection on Saturday morning, all locally transmitted, according to...

Biden urged Putin to release jailed blogger Navalny, White House says

Biden urged Putin to release jailed blogger Navalny,...

Washington (US), January 30: US President Joe Biden called on his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to release detained vlogger Alexei...

S Korea confirms additional bird flu case, total now at 80

S Korea confirms additional bird flu case, total...

Seoul (South Korea), January 30: South Korea's agricultural ministry said Friday it has confirmed another case of highly pathogenic bird...

Portuguese parliament approves euthanasia

Portuguese parliament approves euthanasia

Lisbon (Portugal), January 30: The Portuguese parliament approved on Friday the legalization of euthanasia "practiced or helped by health professionals"...

U.S. San Francisco mayor announces expanded mental health support for students amid COVID-19

U.S. San Francisco mayor announces expanded mental health...

San Francisco (US), January 30: U.S. San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Friday announced the city is providing new mental...

UK Prime Minister expresses concern over EU plans on vaccine export control

UK Prime Minister expresses concern over EU plans...

London (UK), January 30: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson expressed concern during a conversation with European Commission President Ursula von...